Biochem history question

Alycia 1234 at 1234.com
Thu Mar 29 01:17:09 EST 2001


High school, public, anything on the Internet.
 It wasn't in the brief histories I read. Even the web site dedicated to the
discovery didn't contain that info.

"Michael Witty" <mw132 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk> wrote in message
news:Pine.SGI.3.96.1010326100100.23199687A-100000 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk...
> Alycia,
>       what kind of libraries do you have access to?  Mike.
>
> On Sun, 25 Mar 2001, Alycia wrote:
>
> > I'm hoping someone is a biochem history buff. In the discovery of
insulin,
> > J. B. Collip played a large role by extracting and purifying insulin
from
> > fetal bovine pancreas. Initially, Banting extracted insulin simply using
a
> > saline solution. What I cannot find is what solution Collip initially
used
> > to purify insulin?
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> >
> >
> >
>





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